does sleep mode work now

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by sudeki300, May 28, 2007.

  1. sudeki300
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    i know that a while ago that if a game was put into sleep mode it would carry on playing.can anyone tell me if this has been sorted out now.thanks..............sudeki300
     
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    Sleep mode has always worked for me.
     
  3. laurenz

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    The newer Slot-1 solutions don't have the sleep-mode problem anymore.
    If you have a Slot-2 device just put a original game in slot-1 and sleep-mode will work again!
     
  4. iwakura

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    i dont think r4 ever had a sleep mode problem...
     
  5. sudeki300
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    sorry then guys it must of been me, but i'm sure i read it somewhere , oh well thanks..................sudeki300
     
  6. xabier

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    It works but it wastes a lot more batteryn because it has to supply the microsd reader
     
  7. sipoon

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    really? sleep consume more battery than playing? nah...really?
     
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    In previous firmware versions if you were on the menu and closed the DS the screen etc would stay on, but this has now been fixed - maybe that's where the confusion comes from.
     
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  10. xabier

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    I know what i am talking about, r4 needs to keep the microsd reader's power supply so it can resume from suspend flawlessly.

    Some people misunderstood what i said due to my bad english, anyway, the r4 consumes less battery in sleep mode than playing, that should be clear. But it sucks (much) more battery in sleep mode than an orginal game cart or dummy cart.

    By the way snapback, if you want to spam go to other place, your post is useless and I find it as an ofence
     
  11. iwakura

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    that was very offensive. and snapback, that picture could be used right back at you. xabier is correct (although i'm not positive on his reason), the R4 does require significantly more battery in sleep mode than an original cart. my theory would be the same as his - the R4 has to continually stream data from the microSD, although the game pauses the R4 never stops reading. although it turns off the screens and button sensing, it is not the same sleep as a real cart would have.
     
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    Why is it necessary to have your nds on for days at a time? Im not trying to be rude but I don't understand its importance. All games nowadays use saves. I can see if your in the middle of something and theres no way to save the game at that point that this mode becomes useful but why bring this up as a negative point for the R4?
     
  13. iwakura

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    eh, we're more making a big deal out of the fact that cheeo was an ass. but otherwise, yeah, i see your point. i guess in an entire charge though, you may temporarily close your DS for 3-5 hours, and it could impact game time by ~ 20 minutes? (completely random number, just based on my intuition). while its not really significant, its always good to know...
     
  14. xabier

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    it's not neccesary, but it happened me sometimes using passcard 3, i closed the dslite and forgot to switch it off, and when i wanted to play again it was empty [​IMG]